Category Archives: Body Image

Starve yourself, then you’ll be pretty (?!)

Victoria’s Secret “Angel” Adriana Lima is all over the news this week, in celebration of malnutrition and conforming to society’s absurd body ideals. The model is preparing for the Victoria’s Secret fashion show with an insane regimen: she “drinks a … Continue reading

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Full-Fat Frappuccinos

Why is a fat person in leggings with a venti frappuccino regarded with pity (if not scorn), while her skinny counterpart is ‘a fashionista’? No, Starbucks Barista, my dress size does not suggest that my frap should be fat-free. Yes, … Continue reading

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I Stopped Reading “Health” Magazines + You Should Too!

April Flores for Bizarre Magazine I used to pore over women’s health magazines, certain that reading them would inspire me to be healthier. Recently, though, I learned that so-called health magazines aren’t so good for us afterall: They perpetuate negative … Continue reading

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How To: Look Gorgeous Without Makeup

A happily makeup-free Becca, with her love, Kamen. I first started wearing make-up in junior high. It began with super-girly pink lipsticks and pastel eye shadows, then progressed to Goth-esque red lips and tons of eyeliner. I’ve definitely toned down … Continue reading

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7 Easy Body Image Boosters + Love Twenty

Marion Cotillard for Elle France I am very excited to announce that I have joined Love Twenty‘s team of writers!! I’m thrilled to be a part of such an awesome online resource for women. My first article will be live … Continue reading

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Forget “perfect”: You’re already beautiful!

Liz Taylor knew looking good on the beach is all about having the right attitude!! With swimsuit season upon us, I’ve noticed a flurry of discussion (especially among women) of the stress we experience trying to tone-up and look perfect … Continue reading

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Darren Criss in a Tux, “men will fuck anything”?! + Toronto Events: Confetti 20.5.2011

Darren Criss in GQ. Confetti time!! (: Seth Godin asks: What’s the point of popular? The beautiful, brave and very talented burlesque dancer Kitty Liquor is on tumblr. Go follow her! These photos are getting me really excited about my … Continue reading

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